Is Trump a fascist? Let’s take a look. During the second presidential debate the Republican nominee stated that if he were to win the election, he would “instruct the attorney general to get a special prosecutor to look into [Hillary’s] situation because there’s been so many lies, so much deception” and told the former Secretary
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“I better use some Tic Tacs just in case I start kissing her. You know, I’m automatically attracted to beautiful — I just start kissing them. It’s like a magnet. Just kiss. I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything.” That statement, among many
This past Monday night, September 26th, Americans huddled around their TV’s for a showdown. No, not the Falcons vs. Saints game, but an even more contentious matchup: Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump. Moments before the debate started, I noticed my hands starting to sweat. For the first time this election season, I felt nervous.
In 1983, the Reagan administration’s National Commission on Excellence in Education released an explosive report called A Nation at Risk, and its findings were alarming. The United States, despite its proud place on the frontier of cutting-edge technological innovations like space travel and computing, had an education system that somehow ranked near the
Note: Blog posts reflect the views and opinions of their authors and not necessarily those of Penn Democrats as an organization. I like Bernie Sanders. I think he’s an honest, principled man, with admirable ideals and good priorities. He’s ideologically consistent and has largely stayed away from the demagoguery that other candidates have so readily embraced. Unfortunately, however,
Note: Blog posts reflect the views and opinions of their authors and not necessarily those of Penn Democrats as an organization. Lying is something that far too many people seem to take for granted. There is an art to lying that a lot of people don’t appreciate or understand. It’s one thing to blatantly lie to get
At our Congressional Candidates Forum on February 22nd for Democrats running to represent Pennsylvania’s 2nd Congressional District, members of Penn Democrats had the privilege to hear directly from the candidates why they should represent our congressional district. Though the Democratic field offers many candidates with compelling resumes and progressive platforms that we support by and
Note: Blog posts reflect the views and opinions of their authors and not necessarily those of Penn Democrats as an organization. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton exited the Super Tuesday primaries with a fairly wide discrepancy in delegate count. After the results of these elections, Hillary has gathered a significant 1,052 delegates to Bernie’s mere 427.
Note: Blog posts reflect the views and opinions of their authors and not necessarily those of Penn Democrats as an organization. Single payer health care. Overturning Citizens United. Free college tuition. A $15/hour minimum wage. The same platform that has galvanized millions of Americans to support Bernie Sanders is the one under attack from the Clinton campaign. The
My volunteer experiences in Philadelphia have led me to work with dozens of members of the city’s current and former prison population. In particular, my current role as a tutor in a North Philly juvenile facility has allowed me to forge bonds with kids only slightly younger than myself, and I always look forward to the conversations